Acterra empowers and inspires local residents, businesses, community groups, and governmental organization to take action on such environmental issues as carbon reduction. Acterra’s innovative environmental programs are:
ACTerra Green – Uses WEb 2.0 tools and community events to unite groups such as schools, businesses and faith groups to fight climate change.
Be the Change – Acterra’s environmental leadership training program that not only creates talented community change agents, but also multiplies their effectiveness through the exciting projects they initiate while participating in the program.
Business Environmental Awards – A yearly award ceremony for companies that Acterra has recognized for environmental excellence.
Climate Heroes – Recognizes individuals or groups of people who have goneto great lengths to reduce the carbon emissions within their community.
Green@Home – Helps communities take action to reduce global warming by making theirhomes more energy efficient. Green@Home trains volunteers, provideshome energy audits and creates awareness of sustainable livingpractices.
Stewardship Program – Restores damaged natural habitats to become fully functioning healthy ecosystems and uses habitat restoration as a vehicle to educate and inspire adults and youth to understand and appreciate the natural world – both its beauty and the important services it provides.
Acterra also provides fiscal sponsorship for a number of diverse and exciting programs, and offers a diversity of ways in which individuals and groups can create local solutions for a healthy planet.
For more information about Acterra, please visit www.acterra.org